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Keeping Lucy : a novel / T. Greenwood.

Keeping Lucy : a novel

Greenwood, T. (Tammy), author. (Author).

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Fiction Greenwood (Text) 31307024237689 New Available -
Van Belkum Fiction Greenwood (Text) 31307024237671 New Checked out 11/06/2019
Yankee Clipper Fiction Greenwood (Text) 31307024237663 New Checked out 10/30/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250164223
  • ISBN: 1250164222
  • Physical Description: viii, 301 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2019]

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General Note:
Inspired by true events.
Summary, etc.:
"Dover, Massachusetts, 1969. Ginny Richardson's heart was torn open when her baby girl, Lucy, born with Down Syndrome, was taken from her. Under pressure from his powerful family, her husband, Ab, sent Lucy away to Willowridge, a special school for the "feeble-minded." Ab tried to convince Ginny it was for the best. That they should grieve for their daughter as though she were dead. That they should try to move on. But two years later, when Ginny's best friend, Marsha, shows her a series of articles exposing Willowridge as a hell-on-earth - its squalid hallways filled with neglected children--she knows she can't leave her daughter there. With Ginny's six-year-old son in tow, Ginny and Marsha drive to the school to see Lucy for themselves. What they find sets their course on a heart-racing journey across state lines - turning Ginny into a fugitive. For the first time, Ginny must test her own strength and face the world head-on as she fights Ab and his domineering father for the right to keep Lucy. Racing from Massachusetts to the beaches of Atlantic City, through the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to a roadside mermaid show in Florida, Keeping Lucy is a searing portrait of just how far a mother's love can take her."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Down syndrome > Fiction.
Private schools > Fiction.
Runaway women > Fiction.
Dover (Mass.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
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